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Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Activities
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join the club for crafts, scavenger hunts, games, contests and more all on the theme of Canada 150.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 17
Wed Aug 23
Thu Aug 24
Icon of the event Papier Maché creations
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Over 3 workshops, first sculpt and then paint an iconic Canadian animal in papier maché. Artists should attend all 3 workshops....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 03
Wed Aug 09
Thu Aug 10
Icon of the event Creepy Craft Saturdays
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Hallowe'en themed crafts to get in the "spirit".


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event Digitizing Family Memories
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 05, 2017 - Thu Sep 28, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your photographs, family heirlooms, writings and other materials to be documented and digitized as part of your personal collection. 10 AM to 1.30 PM. All Ages welcome. No registration required....

Icon of the event Video Gaming
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Do you like video games? Want to show off your gaming skills? For ages 6-12 years old. Registration begins June 10th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Icon of the event P.A. Day Board Games
Fri Oct 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your afternoon playing your favourite board game at the library. Different board games will be provided. This is a drop-in program. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for Summer Chess Club. Have fun challenging others and make new friends. Participants will get the opportunity to play Chess indoors and outdoors on our custom Chess tables. The focus will be to learn the basics of ch...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Icon of the event Gaming
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy competing with your friends on our console gaming system. This program is for children 7-12 years old. Registration begins Sept. 28th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Curios Cartographers
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will design a map out lining routes to favourite books and nooks at the branch. Supplies will be provided. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register in person at the children's desk. Limited space!!!

Icon of the event WaterColour Mixed Media Landscape
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create paintings inspired by Toronto's landscape. Understand the different elements of a landscape and compositional techniques. For Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850, or register in person at the R...